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Principal Disaster Recovery Analyst

General Information

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


Atlanta - Georgia - United States

Company Overview

Here at UKG, our purpose is people™. Our HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions help organizations unlock happier outcomes for all. And our U Krewers, who build those solutions and support our business, are talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solvers. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people – both at work and at home. Our benefits show that we care about the whole you, from adoption and surrogacy assistance to tuition reimbursement and wellness programs. Our employee resource groups provide a welcoming place to land, learn, and connect with those who share your passions and interests. What are you waiting for? Learn more at  #WeAreUKG 

Description & Qualifications


About the Team:

This position is part of the Resiliency Team within the Enterprise Risk department and is responsible for supporting disaster recovery activities across the enterprise.  The Resiliency team supports the development, maintenance and assurance of the Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Crisis Management capabilities across UKG.

About the Role:

The role offers the opportunity to be engaged in all facets of disaster recovery, including security, privacy, risk, crisis management, and compliance.  The Principal Disaster Recovery Analyst is a highly visible role that interfaces with key stakeholders in the organization and will also support UKG customers and partners. The position demands an organized, action-oriented team player with the ability to prioritize and support multiple initiatives; strong communication and customer focus is required. Primary responsibilities include:

• Define DR program scope, strategy, goals, and governance structure (aligned with industry standards) that support the organizations goals and roadmap
• Implement and lead execution of the DR and Technology Resiliency Lifecycle, including Application Impact Analysis, Planning, Testing, and Reporting
• Proactively identify resilience risks and vulnerabilities, and assist with developing actions plans to mitigate
• Partner closely with the technology and functional business teams to drive resilience across UKG operations
• Partner with Business Resiliency Management to identify and report on technology resilience requirements and capabilities
• Partner with Global Security to develop resilient solutions to mitigate against advanced cyber-attacks
• Collaborate with the Cloud and IT teams to integrate DR processes with day-to-day Technology Operations
• Work with and across internal and external stakeholders to ensure achievement of regulatory or customer-mandated obligations for IT disaster recovery
• Provide oversight to ensure implementation of business-aligned Technology Resilience capabilities for new IT services
• Review and assess completeness of recovery and resilience testing including, timing, scheduling, staffing, adequate execution, documentation, remediation and closure of issues
• Deliver ongoing training and awareness on DR concepts and principles for in scope management and IT staff
• In the event of a significant event, execute DR governance with technical recovery teams including communication to stakeholders and leadership during DR events
• Continuously review current Program processes and identify opportunities to simplify and automate where possible
• Develop strong working relationships and communications with internal and external stakeholders


About You:

Basic Qualifications:

• BS/BA degree in related field or equivalent experience with minimum of 10 years overall IT work experience
• 7-10+ years of experience working in disaster recovery, information security, risk management and information security frameworks including ISO27001/27031

Preferred Qualifications:

• Strong IT background with technical acumen to include excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of disaster recovery practices and program life cycle
• Ability to collaborate with others to develop disaster recovery plans
• Must have strong organizational, decision making and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail is critical

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Disability Accommodation

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